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  1. Mind and Media

    NEW   Patricia M. Greenfieldwas one of the first psychologists to present new research on how various media can be used to promote social growth and thinking skills. In this now classic, she argues that each medium can make a contribution to development, that each has strengths and weaknesses, and that the ideal childhood environment includes a multimedia approach to learning.
     

  2. Mexican American Children and Families

    NEW    Offering new insight on Mexican American culture and families, this book provides an interdisciplinary examination of this growing population. Contributors from psychology, education, health, and social science review recent quantitative and qualitative literature on Mexican Americans.

  3. Social Communication Development and Disorders

    NEW  This new standout volume is the first to describe developmental areas associated with social competence and social communication, as well as provide evidence-based information on effective assessment and intervention for children who have problems with social communication and social interactions. 

  4. Unusual Productions in Phonology

    NEW    The universalist view that acquisition of phonology is guided by universal principles has been the dominant position for decades. More recently, an alternative view has brought into focus the relationship between developmental markedness and language-specific input frequencies. With entirely original chapters on non-ambient-like productions by typically and atypically developing children, and second language learners, Unusual Productions in Phonology delves deeply into these competing explanations to show that patterns observed do not uniquely lend themselves to one or the other explanations.

  5. Assessment Center Perspectives for Talent Management Strategies, 2nd Edition

    NEW    Written by three leading scholars with vast experience in the science and practice of assessment centers (ACs), this is the first volume to comprehensively integrate variations of the assessment center method with alternative talent management strategies. A useful reference guide, it examines the many ways in which organizations can apply the assessment center method to achieve their talent management goals.

  6. Psychology of Change

    NEW     This volume tackles the critical question of whether people change or whether they remain relatively constant across the lifespan. Much existing literature in psychology has largely endorsed the concept of stability. Indeed, in many people’s minds, the person is understood to be set in stone, as a function of early socialization and reaching a particular stage of development, evolutionary processes, or traits that are hard-wired from the beginning by genes and biology.
     

  7. New Books in December 2014

    Browse our selection of new titles publishing this month.

  8. Social Psychology

    "I have been using this Social Psychology textbook since its first edition. Why? Because it is simply the best. It is thoughtful while still being fascinating. It covers classic research while still being completely up-to-date on new discoveries." -E. Tory Higgins, Stanley Schachter Professor of Psychology and Professor of Business, Columbia University 

    To read more about this textbook, please click here.

    To request a complimentary copy for your course, please click here.   

  9. Creative Analysis

    Just Published    Creative Analysis: Art, Creativity and Clinical Process explores the dynamics of creativity in psychoanalytic treatment. It argues that the creative process of the analytic interaction is characterized by specific forms of feeling, thinking and most importantly, relating that result in the emergence of something new – therapeutic change. The artistic aspects of psychoanalysis and various features of creativity in analytic treatment are explored. Clinical examples are discussed at length.

  10. Authors of the Month December 2014: Eliot R. Smith, Diane M. Mackie, and Heather M. Claypool

    Eliot R. Smith, Diane M. Mackie, and Heather M. Claypool, authors of Social Psychology, Fourth Edition, are the Psychology Press Authors of the Month for December 2014.  Professor Smith is Chancellor’s Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University. Professor Mackie is Professor and Chair of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she has been honored with a Distinguished Teaching Award. Professor Claypool is Professor of Psychology at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

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